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Work stress can have massive impact on life expectancy


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Meta-study carried out by Harvard Business School and Stanford University analyzed 228 different studies.

Over 40% increase in mortality for those with low job control.

Working long hours results in 19% increase in mortality.

Worse than regular exposure to secondhand smoke.

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